Posts Tagged ‘relationship with God’

Busyness as Usual?

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 by James Flynn

When you look around at the state of the world do you ever get this scary feeling that the sky is falling?  In my lifetime, I cannot remember a time when so many things seem to be going wrong at the same time.  As I write this blog, there is an environmental disaster of biblical proportions occurring in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst economy since the Great Depression, our country is involved in two wars, and there seems to be a vacuum of leadership in our nation’s capital. The news seems to be dim right now, but it is important to remember that God has always used the toughest times in any nation’s history to prove that He is God, and that all comfort, security, and wisdom ultimately rests in Him.   Further, it is the church that has the power of God at its disposal to effect real “change you can believe in,” through the transformative power of His word.  God has always been in the business of changing nations, but it has always started in people’s hearts one-by-one. Read the rest of this entry »